[PC-BSD Testing] Upgrade to RC1 - Needed time to cook and a few reboots. Needs fixing
peter.brewster at comcast.net
Mon Mar 30 16:47:34 PST 2009
I did a boot-only upgrade to RC1 from an up-to-date beta. That seemed to go perfectly - except.
The first reboot got tangled up on the garden-variety VGA display - and X just got lost. With each reboot things got a little better and after four or five it seems to be working, kicker and all. This was very similar to my starting beta experience.
An hour later, after a meal, I went to look at some video clips on nytimes.com after pbi'ing FF 3.0.7. No dice. I pbi'd VLC and the first time it too failed. After a few tries VLC worked and gradually FF and nytimes video clips came to life.
My take is that there are some time dependencies here - and they take a few hours and a few reboots to resolve themselves.
This does not greatly affect me - ignoring some irritation. But it would be a kiss of death for the innocent PC'er who wants to skip out of a Windows situation. This needs fixing.
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